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Doe, imprisoned and his house deliberately burned to the ground by Doe’s soldiers.
Upon his release from prison he briefly settled in the United States, but professional opportunities in short order took him further afield.
Though this tragedy was the proximate cause for his withdrawal from government service and returning to the U. The new Job was Comptroller General of State-Owned Enterprises with mandate to improve the sector, including privatizing some of the state enterprises.
But Byron’s responsibilities extended beyond public corporations, as he soon became an informal advisor to President Tolbert on matters affecting the national economy.
Doe, Harry Greaves, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tuan Wreh.
As I pause to remember my friend, I extend heartfelt condolences to his family particularly his three surviving children – Stanley Byron Tarr, Seymour Bruce Tarr and Aimee Zeoweh Tarr. When the history of Steve’s effective though controversial stewardship of the Finance Ministry of the era is written, Bryon will perforce figure prominently.
Your dad loved Liberia with an uncommon passion and strove all his life to make it a better country. Remodeling the Maritime program, establishing systems for tax collection, chairing the committee that drafted Liberia’s first ever law toward strengthening the Auditor General’s Office, strides in government debt servicing, and creating an enabling environment for a vibrant Liberian entrepreneurial class were only some of the highlights of what transpired in the first half of the 1970s.
Once a semblance of peace was restored to the country, Tarr resumed his private consultancy work.
He accepted membership on the Core Team and leader of the economy team preparing LIBERIA VISION 2030 long-term perspective study. Byron Tarr, is dead’, in: Daily Observer, October 9, 2017.
His last major engagement was as founding Executive Director of the Liberian independent think tank, Center for Policy Studies/CERPS, which survives him. Svend had many other interests and hobbies in his long and fruitful life.